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Bullwinkle Cost Breakdowns and Return rate.

Total returns on BullWinkle 340 pds out of a approx. live weight of between 600 to 700 pounds 228 pounds of prime cuts, steaks, roasts and stew meat- Averaged it out to ten** – 2, 280 118 pounds in organs, meaty bones … Continue reading

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Bullwinkle – Another Choice made due to the weather..

Bullwinkle was a lovely calf last year and a very active almost to friendly Yearling this spring. (yes, he pulled his tag right out of his ear, thankfully it was found, that is why his ear looks like that) I … Continue reading

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Eastern Painted Turtle

Coming over the road and up our driveway was a big beautiful lady, she was heading for our pond,  and was pouting as our cats were very interested in her. I expect that she has plans to lay in our … Continue reading

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Lets talk Berms

I will admit that my mood is not good this morning, I have had this page open for writing todays post for hours now and I have struggled.. I want it be a more positive post but the truth is … Continue reading

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The River is Open..

The farm has two creeks an a big river within easy walking distance.. Love this photo taken off our local one lane old bridge.. it showed more pink-orange to the naked eye but came out more pink-purple in photo.. o … Continue reading

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Big Barn Prep-Lamb Watch 2017

The Big Barn is old, really old, its coming into it’s 90th year per the locals and its been repaired, its had add on’s done to it, and its also aging.. always aging, always being putter on, working on.. This … Continue reading

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Help on the farm

I got a interesting comment on one of my recent posts about the fact that I don’t appear to have much outside help on the farm.. She is not wrong.. In 12 years, we have hired and or bartered our own helping … Continue reading

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Sunset Summer 2015

Our little farm is never truly quiet, birds chip, critters rip grass, or chew cud, toads sing, wind blows on trees, the farm hums and sings but it has a feel of quietness to it. Hubby snapped this photo for … Continue reading

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Dry lot.. o my

We all have this wonderful thought that as a small farmer that we will never be like those big ag farms and to tell the truth I do my best to make sure that is true.. but sometimes.. just sometimes … Continue reading

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New Birth and MIA-Sheep

I will be in the mood soon to write more on my March Challenges but if you do not hear more from today, its because I am not a happy camper today.. It is with a sad heart that I … Continue reading

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